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The Current Top Job Search Sites (In Terms of Traffic)

January 11th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough These are the current top job search web sites (or “job boards”) according to web traffic. For your edification only. I make no judgments and offer no endorsements vis-à-vis one job board over another. The breakdown, Dec. 2007 vs. Dec. 2006 (’000): CareerBuilder 13,914 uniques (13,919 in ‘06) 43.2% reach (44.3% […]

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Ask Brian- Should I Give Up On My Job Search?

January 10th, 2008 · 10 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough If you have career or job search question you would like answered on this blog, click here to Ask Brian. Reader Dee Writes: “I am in/trying to work in the print journalism industry. I graduated last spring from college and worked for the school paper. When I began college, the newspaper […]

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Job Search Hack- Organize Your Search Using The Rule Of Thirds

January 9th, 2008 · 20 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough This is a Job Search January post. A job search is a complicated and time consuming business. Sometimes your goal is simple: you know exactly the job you’re looking for, so there’s not a lot of “search” involved. It’s all a matter of getting your face in front of the person […]

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The Best Niche Job Boards (And Why You Should Use Them)

January 9th, 2008 · 15 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough This is a Job Search January post. The first thing most people think of when they think of online job search is Monster. And Craigslist. And HotJobs and Careerbuilder and Job.com and all the others. But there are other options out there: the niche or specialty job boards. The advantage of […]

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How To Find A Job In A Tight Job Market

January 7th, 2008 · 15 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough …Or, how to find a job when no one’s hiring. After my post about the jobs report on Friday, a friend suggested that before continuing with Job Search January, I should at least address what it’s like to try to find a job in a tight job market. I began my […]

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Ask Brian- Best Resume Tip

January 7th, 2008 · 11 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough If you have career or job search question you would like answered on this blog, click here to Ask Brian. Reader Jens from San Francisco writes: “Last week you had a post you called your number one job search tip. [the post he’s referring to is this one] Well, if you’re […]

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My #1 Job Search Tip: Play The Odds

January 3rd, 2008 · 8 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough The one question I get all the time is: What is the best way to find a job? It’s kind of an impossible question. Every person is different, and every job search is different… requiring different strategies. No one thing works for everyone. Plus, finding a job is sort of like […]

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How To Prepare Yourself For A Successful Job Search

January 2nd, 2008 · 4 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough So you’re ready begin a job search, eh? A job search is a complex project, and like any other project, you have a better chance of success if you prepare, plan and execute based on your goals. Set Your Goals Know what you want to accomplish. Are you just testing the […]

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Happy New Year! Welcome To Job Search January.

January 1st, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Happy New Year to our regular readers. As we’ve mentioned many times in the past, January is the number one month for job search. Not only are candidates starting out the year looking for new positions, but the turn of the calendar means new fiscal years, new budgets and new hires […]

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